new years resolutions

Hey MBT fam, can you believe it’s 2020 already? I could have sworn it was only a couple of months ago when I was ringing in the 2019 new year with some of my best friends in a San Francisco nightclub. But here we are, exactly one year later. Where has the time gone?! 2019 […]

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January 1, 2020

travel health

So you’ve probably stumbled across about a hundred blog posts about the many health benefits of travel (hell, even I have a post about it). You’ve also probably scrolled through your Instagram feed and come across pictures of influencers in Paris, New Zealand, and Bali shooting some incredible photos of themselves doing some incredible things. […]

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November 13, 2019

Visiting Elephants Ethically

I’ll be the first to admit, when traveling through Thailand, one of the highest experiences on my bucket list was to ride an elephant. I mean, who wouldn’t, right?! Imagine sitting on top of a massive, four-ton creature while exploring the wonders of Thailand’s jungles and wilderness. An elephant ride is an experience many people […]

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October 24, 2019

The topic of sustainability is becoming more and more prevalent in our daily lives, and for a very good reason. It’s now well known that our earth is screaming for help – and we need to start doing something about it. See also:  The Amazon Rainforest Fire: The Planet’s Cry for Help The use of […]

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October 23, 2019

Ever since I returned from my trip to Aruba last month, I’ve gotten so many questions about taking a solo trip abroad. I always answer with the same “it’s worth it” and “it did wonders for my mental health” but people still are so intrigued by the thought of hopping on a plane and landing […]

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October 22, 2019

wellness travel

Have I ever shared the reason why I started traveling? I didn’t grow up in a home that often traveled. In fact, my dad still deems it very unsafe to do so. I didn’t have a ton of friends who liked to travel either. I grew up in a small conservative town where everyone gets married super young and starts popping out babies like produce on a conveyer belt.

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October 7, 2019

healthy eating while on the road

Writing this post has brought back some horrific memories I’ve worked hard to suppress way into my subconscious. I can share plenty a time when I’ve eaten food overseas and gotten sick with food poisoning (or better known as traveler’s diarrhea).
One that still haunts me to this day is the time

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September 20, 2019

As I am a firm believer that politics should never pledge a role in the health status of our planet, it unfortunately does. Over eight billion of the world’s people are run by nearly 3,000 billionaires with lobbyists encouraging mainstream media to emphasize that climate change isn’t a big deal. Because of

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August 25, 2019

You’ve heard the term “self-care” booming in popularity over the last three years, but how much do you really know about the practice? Self-care has become all the rage- its term is used in websites, newspapers, magazines, and online blogs. These social platforms provide the public with guides on the

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August 16, 2019

As a responsible traveler, you arrive in the airport at the airline’s recommended time frame- 2 hours for domestic or 3 hours for international. To your pleasant surprise, you zipped through check-in and TSA security with plenty of time to spare! Now, you find yourself with over an hour

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August 1, 2019

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